Japan Winter Itinerary Part 7. Japanese Ryokan and Onsen Tips & Etiquettes This past winter when I traveled through Winter Wonderland along the Japanese Alps, I stayed in two ryokans (Kanazawa Ryokan and Takayama Ryokan). It is a unique way to immerse oneself in traditional culture and Japanese hospitality. I enjoyed the ryokan stays so much […]
Japan Winter Itinerary Part 7. Where to Stay in Takayama Takayama Hotel: Ryokan Asunaro Star Ratings: 4 stars Room type: Japanese style with Private Bath Wi-fi: Complimentary Parking: Complimentary Meals: Japanese style breakfast included. Kaiseki ryori available upon request at additional charge. Amenities: Tatami floor, Futon beds, yukata, Japanese bidet, TV, mini-bar, electric kettle, hairdryer, […]
Japan Winter Itinerary Part 5. All You Need to Know about Winter Wonderland in the Japanese Alps Shirakawago, Japan is a small town located in the remote Shogawa river valley in Gifu Prefecture. Until Shirakawago, together with Gokayama, was recognized as a UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site in 1995, not many people paid attention to this […]
Japan Winter Itinerary Part 4. Toyama Japan Guide for First Timers Toyama City (富山) is the capital of Toyama Prefecture in the Hokuriku Region of northern Chubu. Toyama is conveniently connected with Tokyo and Kanazawa via Shinkansen (JR Hokuriku line), and is one bus ride away from Shirakawago. The city is also a popular gateway […]
Japan Winter Itinerary Part 3. Where to Stay in Kanazawa Kanazawa Hotel: Sumiyoshiya Ryokan Star Ratings: 3 stars Room type: Japanese style with Private Bath Wi-fi: Complimentary Parking: Complimentary Meals: Japanese style breakfast included. Kaiseki ryori is available upon request at additional charge. Amenities: Tatami floor, Futon beds, yukata, Japanese bidet, TV, coffee maker, hairdryer, […]
Japan Winter Itinerary Part 2. An Intimate Visit to Kanazawa Geisha District – Higashi Chaya This post is part of Winter in Japan Series: Part 1.Things to Do in Kanazawa in Two Days Part 2. Behind the Closed Doors of Geisha House in Kanazawa 📌 Part 3. Where to Stay in Kanazawa: Kanazawa Hotel Review Part […]
Japan Winter Itinerary Part 1. Kanazawa Japan Guide When I was planning for the trip to Japan in winter, I wasn’t exactly looking for an off-the-beaten-path. Since it was my third time to Japan and the first time in winter, I thought it would be nice to explore Japan’s winter wonderland. I researched places to […]
Best Place to Stay in Brussels: Affordable Hotels While Brussels is a relatively small city, choosing a hotel for first-time visitors can be overwhelming. This guide introduces the best place to stay in Brussels by neighborhood to help plan the first trip to the Heart of Europe. When I was planning a month-long trip to […]
Are you planning to spend the summer in Brussels? Summer is not only the best time to enjoy all the Belgian beer, but also the season for celebration and festivals in the city, including Belgian Independence Day and the bi-annual Flower Carpet event. What’s more, there is one special place to visit in Brussels that […]
What to Eat in Brussels + Where to Find Them Belgium is perhaps one of the most underrated gastronomic destinations in Europe. I say this because I’ve never heard people rave about Belgian cuisine. I didn’t know much about local food or things to eat in Brussels other than the fact that Belgium is known […]
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I'm an aspiring world traveler and avid dog lover. Nestled in Taiwan, I'm currently exploring Asia and learning Chinese.
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